Michael Cavanaugh is a retired police lieutenant for the City of Omaha. He has also worked for the Omaha Airport Authority. He was first elected to the OPPD Board of Directors in 1994. He was re-elected in 2000, 2006 and 2012. Mr. Cavanaugh served as Treasurer prior to being elected Chairman in January, 2014.
The lifelong Omaha resident also has a real estate background. He’s a former licensed Nebraska realtor, experienced in residential property management.
Mr. Cavanaugh is deeply involved in the community as a member of various City of Omaha committees. His work deals with job training for underprivileged teenagers as well as enforcing housing code violations.
Mr. Cavanaugh has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. He’s married and has two stepchildren.
To contact Michael J. Cavanaugh, please use our Contact Board Members and Senior Managers form or call 402-636-3208.
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